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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

LITT 325 Contemporary Novel

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

What is it about the novel as a form that has allowed it to endure and to flourish for centuries? How do contemporary novels engage with, innovate, and expand on this form? What light do these novels shed on our current world and on what it means to be human? This course will investigate these and other questions through close reading of several contemporary novels from a diverse range of international writers. It will also examine the writers’ creative processes and the social and political forces that shaped these works.

Prerequisites WRIT*102 or WRIT*102H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.